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Commentary: CNET's Stephen Shankland knew a smartphone would be a help with a new baby in the house. He didn't realize how much -- even that selfie-cam came in handy.
Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.
Ride-sharing company halts UberPop -- the subject of riots by taxi drivers last week -- until a French court decides whether it's constitutional.
The loudest protest so far against smartphone-era car services involves burning tires, blocked traffic, riot police and an assault on a celebrity taking an Uber ride from the airport.
New tech used by Apple and Microsoft promises to uncork bottlenecks. That's great for computer users who want new features, but brings new complications for those who build our software.
An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.
For the thousands who buy and sell photos, the rules are changing again as Adobe links its software to its own stock-art site. Next up: an upstream connection so photographers can contribute works to the marketplace.
Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.